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UK government starts scaremongering campaign to intervene in Syria militarily

The British government has launched a scaremongering campaign similar to what it did prior to joining U.S.-led invasions of Afghanistan and Iraq to intervene in Syria militarily by PressTV In a letter to Members of Parliament (MPs), foreign secretary William Hague claimed that British nationals or residents who have flocked to Syria to join al-Qaeda insurgents there pose a direct […]

Blowback at Boston?

By Jacob G. Hornberger In my article last February entitled “Coming to a City Near You? Assassination and Sanction Blowback,” I wrote: But there is another point that Americans need to ponder. That point is that the U.S. government’s assassination program in Pakistan, Yemen, and elsewhere and its sanctions program against Iran might well lead to “blowback” in the form […]

Gitmo Is Killing Me

ONE man here weighs just 77 pounds. Another, 98. Last thing I knew, I weighed 132, but that was a month ago. I’ve been on a hunger strike since Feb. 10 and have lost well over 30 pounds. I will not eat until they restore my dignity by Samir Naji al Hasan Moqbel I’ve been detained at Guantánamo for 11 […]

Two Obamas, Two Classes of Children

An Associated Press photograph brought the horror of little children lying dead outside of their home to an American Audience by Ralph Nader At least 10 Afghan children and some of their mothers were struck down by an airstrike on their extended family household by order of President Barack Obama. He probably decided on what his aides describe as the […]

Web of Deceit

Chronology of British Foreign Policy by Mark Curtis 1947 Foreign Office describes Middle East oil in secret document as ‘a vital prize for any power interested in world influence or domination’. 1948 Britain declares ‘emergency’ in Malaya and begins 12-year war to defeat rebels, who are mainly marginalised Chinese. Britain secretly describes war as ‘in defence of [the] rubber industry’ and […]

President Chavez: A 21st Century Renaissance Man

Faced with a violent world of imperial counter-revolution, and resolved to stand with the oppressed of the world, Hugo Chavez enters world history as a complete political leader, with the stature of the most humane and multi-faceted leader of our epoch: the Renaissance figure for the 21st century. Thus concludes James Petras in this analytical reflection of the thirteen years […]

Terrorism with a “Human Face”

The History of America’s Death Squads. Death Squads in Iraq and Syria. The Historical Roots of US-NATO’s Covert War on Syria by Prof Michel Chossudovsky The recruitment of death squads is part of a well established US military-intelligence agenda. There is a long and gruesome US history of covert funding and support of  terror brigades andtargeted assassinations going back to the […]

British support for the Saudi intervention in Bahrain

An edited extract from Secret Affairs by Mark Curtis Saudi Arabia and the utility of intervention Whitehall’s long-standing special relationship with the theocratic rulers in Riyadh has been enhanced by the new coalition government at a time when evidence continues to emerge on the extent of Saudi funding of terrorism and when the Saudis have taken drastic measures to clamp […]

The Euro-US War on Libya

Official Lies and Misconceptions of Critics by James Petras and Robin Eastman-Abaya Many critics of the ongoing Euro-US wars in the Middle East and, now, North Africa, have based their arguments on clichés and generalizations devoid of fact.  The most common line heard in regard to the current US-Euro war on Libya is that it’s “all about oil” – the […]

The Demonization of Slobodan Milosevic

U.S. leaders profess a dedication to democracy. Yet over the past five decades, democratically elected governments—guilty of introducing redistributive economic programs or otherwise pursuing independent courses that do not properly fit into the U.S.-sponsored global free market system—have found themselves targeted by the U.S. national security state by Michael Parenti Thus democratic governments in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Cyprus, the […]